Three-dimensional computed tomography analysis of airway volume changes after rapid maxillary expansion

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional computed tomography analysis of airway volume changes after rapid maxillary expansion

Introduction In this retrospective study with 3-dimensional computed tomography, we evaluated airway volume, soft-palate area, and soft-tissue thickness changes before and after rapid maxillary expansion in adolescents. Another purpose was…

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Mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination of each whole tooth in 3-dimensional space in patients with near-normal occlusion

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination of each whole tooth in 3-dimensional space in patients with near-normal occlusion

Introduction An important objective of orthodontic treatment is to obtain the correct mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination for all teeth. Current techniques are based on crown angulation and inclination standards,…

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Microdamage of the cortical bone during mini-implant insertion with self-drilling and self-tapping techniques: A randomized controlled trial

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Microdamage of the cortical bone during mini-implant insertion with self-drilling and self-tapping techniques: A randomized controlled trial

Introduction The purpose of this research was to evaluate microdamage accumulation after mini-implant placement by self-drilling (without a pilot hole) and self-tapping (screwed into a pilot hole) insertion techniques. The…

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Is the airway volume being correctly analyzed?

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Is the airway volume being correctly analyzed?

Introduction The aim of the study was to determine the most accurate threshold value for airway volume quantification based on specific experimental conditions. Methods Ten scans from the airway prototype…

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Digital signature of electronic dental records

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Digital signature of electronic dental records

Introduction The purpose of this article is to examine the feasibility of digital signature technology to guarantee the legal validation of electronic dental records. Methods The possible uses of digital…

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Orthodontic Pearls: A Clinician’s Guide

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic Pearls: A Clinician’s Guide

Dr Larry White is a well-respected clinician, author, and educator. He has authored or contributed to several books, published numerous articles, and edited several professional publications. He is currently on…

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Three-dimensional biometric study of palatine rugae in children with a mixed-model analysis: A 9-year longitudinal study

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional biometric study of palatine rugae in children with a mixed-model analysis: A 9-year longitudinal study

Introduction The palatine rugae have been suggested as stable reference points for superimposing 3-dimensional virtual models before and after orthodontic treatment. We investigated 3-dimensional changes in the palatine rugae of…

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Orthodontic tooth movement and root resorption in ovariectomized rats treated by systemic administration of zoledronic acid

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic tooth movement and root resorption in ovariectomized rats treated by systemic administration of zoledronic acid

Introduction The effect of zoledronic acid, a potent and novel bisphosphonate, on tooth movement and orthodontically induced root resorption in osteoporotic animals systemically treated with zoledronic acid as similarly used…

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Residents’ journal review

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Two-piece vs 3-piece surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion Landes CA, Laudemann K, Petruchin O, Revilla C, Seitz O, Kopp S, et al. Advantages and limits of 3-segment (paramedian) versus 2-segment (median)…

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What’s fair is fair

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on What’s fair is fair

Your last initial examination of the week is another transfer patient. It seems that you have been identified as a willing recipient of these patients, because the caller told your…

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